Xiki Lu is a New York-based artist who was born and raised in China. She graduated from the Fashion Design program at Parsons School of Design in 2020 after leaving the Masters in Curatorial Practice Program at School of Visual Arts. A self-taught artist, she has never formally pursued a fine arts education. First picking up a brush back in 2016. Xiki’s distinctive vision of the world, expresses the contemporary culture in an innovative yet simple abstract way. Her practice synthesizes the complexities of contemporary culture and transcends her individual background that speaks to audiences across diverse contexts and perspectives.
By dismantling the perceived cultural boundaries between Eastern and Western traditions, With an innovative approach to art, Xiki has crafted a unique style of abstraction that appeals to a broad audience across cultural divides. Drawing on a diverse and vibrant color palette, her artwork is characterized by an interplay of contrasting hues that create captivating illusions. Xiki’s manipulation of space and shape creates compositions that are not only visually striking but also rich in contemporary cultural significance. By distilling the complexities of modern society into simple yet evocative artistic visions, the artist captures the essence of our contemporary world in a manner that deeply resonates with viewers.